james river jack russell terriers logoJames River Jack Russell Terriers is a JRTCA-registered kennel. We recently moved from Buckingham County to Bedford County Virginia.

Sally, Cricket, Charles and RossiOur new location is in Thaxton, Virginia near the base of the Peaks of Otter and the Blue Ridge Parkway. We are still near the James River but now in the mountains of SW Virginia with 44 acres overlooking the Roanoke Valley and very near Smith Mountain Lake Resort. located in Thaxton, Virginia.

Dr. Hickey received his undergraduate degree from Va Tech in 1969 and his DVM in 1973 from Kansas State University.  Dr Hickey is the current Vice Chairperson of the Jack Russell Terrier Club of America (JRTCA).

Sally Hickey is the president of the Jack Russell Terrier Museum and Crawford Library.

Charles and Sally breed and train Jack Russell Terriers and compete with them in Jack Russell Trials.

James River Kennel
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